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. had 19 points, but quiet down the stretch. here is curry on on defense. he flips it up and in. absolute prayer is answered. thompson was the man down the stretch. warriors hit a jumper and paul george ties it as the pacers go on a 12-0 run. the fennel seconds and who are you -- the final seconds and who are you going to? a turn around jumper and 98-96 and warriors with the last chance. .6 left on the clock. george almost wins it with a three pointer. warriors by a deuce. the only team to beat the heat and the pacers on the road this season, 98-96. the sharks are back home for the first time after the olympic break. ties it up at one uh pies. one apiece. it ends a drought and 2-1 team teal. the second period and nobody is watching. on to over time and make it back to back starts for the first time in his career. 32 saves, but he couldn't stop harrison right there. when we come back. the giants' number one starter puts up more zeros and a milestone for a stanford man. how many wins in how many years? it's amanda. hey sweetie. what? [phones rings] okay, i'll send it. one hundr
in his hand as if to block out what he was hearing when his defense counsel challenged a neighbor's testimony that she heard a woman's scream after the final shot. >> there was serious, serious brain damage. and our evidence will be that the person with that brain damage will have no response, no cognitive function, no thought process. she could not have screamed. >> the witness who was not on camera also lost her composure when describing her state of mind when she made her original statement. >> it was quite raw still. >> it was quite? >> raw, the emotion. when i'm in the shower, i relive those shots. >> she lives approximately two football fields away from the murder scene. we learned today that the defense team had carried out a test to recreate the screams at the same hour of the murder in pistorius' home to see if the sound would carry. a second witness described being awoken on valentine's day of 2013 by a commotion. >> it seems like somebody was involved in a fight. >> if found guilty, os tcar pistorius is looking at life in prison. we will continue to follow this trial. "
, but quiet down the stretch. here is curry on on defense. he flips it up and in. absolute prayer is answered. thompson was the man down the stretch. warriors hit a jumper and paul george ties it as the pacers go on a 12-0 run. the fennel seconds and who are you -- the final seconds and who are you going to? a turn around jumper and 98-96 and warriors with the last chance. .6 left on the clock. george almost wins it with a three pointer. warriors by a deuce. the only team to beat the heat and the pacers on the road this season, 98-96. the sharks are back home for the first time after the olympic break. ties it up at one uh pies. one apiece. it ends a drought and 2-1 team teal. the second period and nobody is watching. on to over time and make it back to back starts for the first time in his career. 32 saves, but he couldn't stop harrison right there. when we come back. the giants' number one starter puts up more zeros and a milestone for a stanford man. how many wins in how many years? stanford. she was named the pac-12 player of the year and the defensive player of the year. speaking of mile
. >> reporter: testifying in her own defense, at her drugged driving trial, normally private, kerry kennedy opened up about her very public family. in answering the defense's initial questions, the 54-year-old described her upbringing. affectionately referring to her father, the late robert f. kennedy, as, quote, daddy. she also talked about her father's assassination. saying, quote, i have ten brothers and sisters. my mother raised us because my father died when i was 8. he was killed when he was running for president. kennedy's 85-year-old mother, ethel, who rarely makes public appearances, her sister, rory, and two of her three daughters, were also in court. the trial, now in its third day, is over a single misdemeanor count of driving while impaired. kennedy says in july of 2012, she accidentally took a prescription sleep drug with her breakfast instead of her thyroid medication. and then, she got behind the wheel. kennedy, who has pleaded not guilty, testified she felt disoriented and frightened. and says, quote, i was struggling to figure out what happened to me. >> if these jurors ag
open practice sessions today. the cardinal will have to replace 12 starters, six on defense and six on offense. tyler gaffney accounted for 69% of the rushing yards and had 1700 yards on the ground and 22 touchdowns. it will be tough filling his shoes but the cardinal has a number of good replacements. >> it's been good. you know, i thought wright has been steady. he's made big runs. and barry sanders and kelsey young. you know, they made some big plays. and turned short gains into long gains. i like the group right now. >> at the honda classic almost as many ducks as birdies and even an eagle from 150 yards out. russell henley with the shot of the day. he kept the pressure on rory mcilroy with this birdie on 17. a 68 today puts him two strokes off the pace. mcilroy is trying to complete a wire to wire victory. a 69 has him 12 under par. a win tomorrow would be his first in 18 months. >>> chicago played host to pittsburg at soldier field. hard to pass the puck at times. but even in these conditions, the hawks were hot. a sweet pass for the goal. chicago wins 5-1. it was versteeg's 1
. but the defense tells a different story. in a sworn statement pistorius claims he thought reeva was an intruder and that he feared for his life. this case is captivating south africa, being compared to the o.j. simpson trial. >> this is probably the biggest trial of the century, certainly so far. >> reporter: interest is so high a dedicated cable channel is now on air to cover proceedings. >> that tension between this almost godlike character, my mythological character, and the awful tragedy of what happened is something no one can resist. >> count 1 is one of murder -- >> reporter: in a crowded courtroom pistorius appears almost isolated, a lonely figure. but in that same way we've seen him on the field he's calm and focused, almost as if preparing for competition. >> it's only a matter of waking up and thinking i can do it. >> reporter: oscar pistorius was born without bones in his lower legs. after consulting with dozens of specialists, his parents made a decision to amputate from below the knee. he won a gold medal at the athens paralii pair olympics bus his greatest achievement, competing
this new witness in the stand. the defense says the timing of this has taken them by surprise. it's a professional boxer who says he helped to cover up the role of oscar pistorius in a separate shooting incident just weeks before the death of reeva steenkamp. champion boxer kevin lerena, a friend of oscar pistorius and reeva steenkamp is the fourth witness to take the stand in the olympic star's murder trial. alleged he fired a gun inside a restaurant just weeks before he killed reeva steenkamp on valentine's day last year. >> a shot went off in the restaurant and then there was just complete silence. i was in shock and i looked down on the floor, and exactly where my foot was stationary, there was like a hole in the floor. >> reporter: he's accused of firing the gun under their table and amid the chaos asking a friend to take the blame. the prosecution is painting a picture of a man careless with guns. >> i do remember oscar saying, please, just say it was you. i don't want any attention around me. just say it was you. >> you swore again, mr. johnson. >> reporter: the pistorius d
. notice the knicks play defense like, i don't know, every other possession occasionally. they are there hacking each other. when a sweet reverse. warriors 73 points at the half. klay thompson with the miss. david lee, the push-off and dunk. thank you. used to play for the knicks. warriors with some defense of their own. look at klay thompson harassing carmelo anthony. reward the man who plays d. thompson! slash! he had 25. warriors role 126-103. >>> after winning in philadelphia the sharks shuffled off to buffalo to face the last place sabres. sabres just traded their star goalie to st. louis. they were short-handed. had to suit up a scout. a former college player. they didn't need him. he didn't play. first period the buffalo power play. he shoots and scores on antti niemi. sharks answer in the second period. it is james sheppard in front to tie it at one a piece. right between the legs of jonas enroth. slides it in. buffalo retakes the lead in the third. brian flynn, shot off the face-off. caught niemi. 2-1 sabres. then tyler myers into the slot here. matt moulson, the
with two hands. andre -- you notice the knicks play defense like -- i don't know, like every other possession occasionally. they were hacking each other. 73 points at the half. thompson with a miss. and, thank you, used to play for the knicks. warriors with defense of their own. look at clay thompson harassing carmelo anthony. warriors roll 126-103. after winning in philadelphia, the sharks shuffled off to buffalo to face the last sabers and ryan miller was traded to st. louis. they were short-handed. a former college goalie didn't play. they didn't need him. buffalo power play. cody shoots and scores. sharks answer in the second period. it is james shepherd in front to tie it one a piece right between the legs. they are sliding in. a couple of retakes at the top of the third. flint at the faceoff. 2-1, sabers. and then tyler meyers, where is the defense? back into a back-to-back, i guess, but the sharks lose 4-2. if you believe in conspiracies, and i do, then it looks like something fishy went down as mets' first basemen rallied in the wee hours of the morning to defeat oakland's
of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. defense attorneys will say he was acting in self-defense when he fired four shots through the bathroom door last valentine's day. >>> our parent company disney is cutting funding to the boy scouts next year because the organization bans gay adult troop leaders. the boy scouts lifted a ban on gay youth last year. but the prohibition against gay adult leaders remains. >>> the popular machines used to help infants fall asleep may be damaging their hearing. the maximum noise level from three of the machines exceeded the work place safety level for adults. experts recommend moving those machines further away from the child's crib. some models are designed to be attached to the crib itself. >>> and tiger woods is in a race against time, trying to recover from a lower back injury that forced him to quit a tournament in florida. >> he says he'll be getting treatment daily and hopes to play next weekend. he was well out of contention yesterday when he walked off. >>> the best golf shot of the season so far happens to be our "play of the day." this h
olympic runner oscar pistorius is under way. already this morning, pistorius' defense attorney has challenged testimony of a husband and wife who say they heard screams then gunshots from pistorius' house on the morning reeva steenkamp was killed. yesterday the wife cried on the stand during testimony. at one point pistorius covered his ears as if to stop from hearing what was being said. >>> here at home, emergency crews remain on the scene of a deadly explosion in new jersey. a gas leak led to the blast which killed one woman and hurt several others. ten homes were destroyed and dozens of others were so damaged that families were not allowed to return. some spent the night at a firehouse. neighbors describe the terrifying moments of the explosion. >> the loudest sound i ever heard. >> we saw just flames and smoke and just chaos. >> all of a sudden all our windows just blew out. >> like a sonic boom and like everything just shook, the foundation, everything. >> seven utility workers were hurt but are expected to be okay. they were digging when they hit a gas line triggering the bl
and killing her. the issue, was it murder? did he intend to kill her? >> his defense is it was a mistake and a reasonable person could have made the same mistake. fair enough but that's a tough defense. >> reporter: pistorius says he's kept a gun under his bed for security. he's always maintained it was all a tragic dent. the prosecution argues the shooting was deliberate. >> considering that oscar pistorius shot his own girlfriend in his own home multiple times, you would think it might be a victory for them if the judge only convicts him of the lesser crime of culpable homicide meaning it was a negligent shooting. >> reporter: well his defense team is leaving no stone your honor turned hiring a company that reproduces crime scenes and dr. henry lee who gave evidence during the o.j. simpson trial. the oscar pistorius trial is expected to last up to six weeks. most of it will be televised. dan and bianna. >> of course, the world will be watching. >>> on a lighter note we turn 0 our countdown to oscar sunday just one day away from hollywood's biggest night and the excitement is building,
in a fit of rage. his defense is, it was a mistake and a reasonable person could have made the same mistake. fair enough but that's a tough defense considering that oscar pistorius shot his own girlfriend in his own home multiple times, you would think it might be a victory for them if the judge only convicts him of a lesser crime of culpable homicide meaning it was a negligent shooting. if convicted pistorius could faces a life sentence. >>> a conservation group has come up with an innovative way to make water go farther in california. it's a pilot project planned before the drought that's helping millions of birds migrating through california. abc 7 news anchor dan ashley shows us in this morning's assignment 7 report it's helping farmers at the same time. >> reporter: 8 million birds a year travel along the pacific fly-way through california central valley but 95% of the wetlands they depend on are gone, so a lot of large birds now rely on flooded rice fields for a place to rest and east but rice farmers usually drain their fields in january, that means there's no habitat for smaller sho
risk taker who shot steenkamp in a fit of rage. his defense is, it was a mistake and a reasonable person could have made the same mistake. fair enough but that's a tough defense considering that oscar pistorius shot his own girlfriend in his own home multiple times, you would think it might be a victory for them if the judge only convicts him of a lesser crime of culpable homicide meaning it was a negligent shooting. if convicted pistorius could face a life sentence. >>> heavy rains in brazil caused some damage at a soccer stadium that will host the world cup later this year. several pieces of metal used to collect water off the roof became detached and fell onto the field near the benches and onto the stands. it happened hours before the stadium was scheduled to host a regional championship. no one was injured. >>> the a conservation group has come up with an innovative way to make water go further in california. it's helping millions of birds migrating through california. dan ashley shows us in this morning's "assignment report" it's helping farmers. >> 8 million birds a year tr
for the knicks. warriors with some defense of their own. look at klay thompson harassing carmelo anthony. reward the man who plays d. thompson! warriors roll 126-1 1103. >>> after winning in philadelphia the sharks shuffled off to buffalo to face the last place sabres. they just traded their goalie to st. louis. they were short-handed. had to suit up a scout. he didn't play. they didn't need him. first period the buffalo power play. he shoots and scores on antti niemi. sharks answer in the second period. it is james sheppard in front to tie it at one a piece. right between the legs of jonas enroth. brian flynn, shot off the face-off. caught niemi. 2-1 sabres. then tyler myers into the slot here. matt moulson, there's the defense? back end of a back-to-back, i guess. but the sharks lose, 4-2. if you leave in conspiracies, and i do, then it looks like something fishy went down as mets third baseman david wright rallied in the we hours of the morning to defeat oakland's own in the twitter contest. the second baseman was in front until the final 15 seconds of voting, leading some of us to believe ml
in as little as 15 minutes. but the defense says kennedy made an honest mistake and that the prosecution has not proven its case. >> hopefully the jury will agree. >> reporter: in a case where no one disputes the facts, it will all come down to kennedy's judgment. >> the issue ultimately will be whether she realized that she was under the influence of ambien and yet continued to drive. >> reporter: if convicted, kennedy could lose some driving privileges. she also faces up to a year in jail. it's unlikely she'd actually serve they time, though, because she doesn't have a record. kennedy has pleaded not guilty and the trial could continue through the week. robin? >> all right, mara, thanks very much. >>> to the latest on the mysterious shooting of a prominent new york real estate tycoon and political power broker at his castle, one of the biggest private homes in the u.s. gary melius says he has no idea who would want to harm him. abc's gio benitez has that story for us. >> reporter: this morning, with his would-be assassin on the loose, the owner of one of america's largest and most exclusiv
the biggest trial of the century. certainly so far it is. >> reporter: the defense claims it was a tragic mistake. pistorius thought steenkamp was an intruder in the home. he acted in self defense. prosecutors allege it was deliberate. he opened fire during an argument in early hours of valenti valentine's day last year. the prosecution will claim he was reckless and gun happy. new images show pistorius on a gun range,i shooting the pistol that killed steenkamp. there is evidence of a flirtatious and loving couple. >> we're looking at a double tragedy, really. because no matter what happens, his life will never be the same again. >> reporter: the trial is due to last three weeks, but a long list of witnesses mean it could last much longer. spending the last few hours inside that courtroom, i can tell you it is truly incredible in there. reeva steenkamp's family is sat shoulder to should we are oscar's family. george, none of them are even looking at each other. >> thank you, hamish. get back to the oscars now. josh what an interview with cate blanche blanchett. >> i got to sit down with c
? >> this is not an issue. it does not affect the stability of the bridge. >> once gerngs caltrans is on the defensive over the latest issue of the new bay bridge. revelations the decks are misaligned in ten places on the suspension portion. >> we're talking about is at most, an eight millimeter difference between two decks. public does not feel or see this whatsoever. >> taken alone, it may not be a big deal but on the heels of the other issues... >> i have seen enough to say we should pull back and look at the whole thing, again the risks are significant. maybe acceptable. maybe they're not. >> caltrans says 30% of the 2600 small bolts on the suspension portion are leaking. >> it's supposed to rain this week. that may yield informs. >> as for those giant broken bolts, discovered last year, caltrans maintains those that fail have had been retro fited and tests have so far revealed no additional problems. on treasure island abc7 news. >> a couple accused in the death of a 3-year-old napa girl pleaded not guilty to charges. sarah krueger and her boyfriend are charged with murder. in courted today, prosecuto
's final witnesses may have helped kennedy's defense. a toxicology expert testified that she may not have realized she was impaired, which is what kennedy has insisted all along. >>> well, experts say a giant solar flare that fired off the sun won't have much of an effect here on earth. it erupted yesterday afternoon on the sun's surface. >> now, the explosion of hot gases generated winds said to be over 4 million miles per hour. flares often disrupt satellite communications, but this one was not directed at the earth. it could still cause some auroras near the poles tonight. >>> move over, lebron james, the best-selling jersey in the nba belongs to a player who hasn't scored a basket yet. this season. >>> plus, a child dies after being bitten by his pet. new details about the alarming disease he contracted and who the family blames for what happened. >>> and canada controversy. the surprising reason president obama's new amba >>> welcome back. general motors is issuing a recall and an apology. the automaker admits it may have been too slow in recalling 1.6 million cars because of a safet
-russian gunmen are taking charge. this morning, the so-called defense units descended on the two airports of this region including the one in the capital simferopol, which is still working as normal. yesterday, armed groups stormed and occupied the parliament building and ran up the russian flag. you have to understand this part of ukraine is mostly ethnically and culturally russian. many would like to see it as a part of russia. ukraine's interior minister said today on his facebook page that he sees these actions as "a military invasion and occupation by russia." for the first time since this crisis in ukraine began, president vladimir putin of russia has commented on it saying russia is looking into providing assistance to crimea and later today in russia we will finally get a glimpse of ousted ukrainian president viktor yanukovych at a press conference. he has fled ukraine for russia asking for their protection and insisting he's still ukraine's president. alex marquardt, abc news on the crimean peninsula, ukraine. >> all right, alex. we will stay on top of that throughout the day. >>
squad. and steph came out firing coast to coast here. and play a little bit of defense. 20 at half, presently with 23 points the former new york david lee with a one hand and all status you can tell by the former college player is their back up goalie. didn't have to get in the game. and shepherd with his second of the year tieing it up at one. buffalo retakes the lead in the third. it's 2-1, sabres. sharks lose 4-2. if you believe in conspiracies looks like something fishy went down. david wright rallied in the wee hours of the morning to defeat eric soguard m that twitter contest. leading some to believe they didn't want their relative unknown beat out a star. it took a 25,000 vote to give wright the narrow victory. if there are hanging chads on twitter we'd be examining them now. the rest of the giants beat milwaukee 4-3. tiger woods in danger just missing the cut today. enjoying round two waiting for someone to walk by. that is brandon dejong. trailing rory mcelroy. looks like his old self again. he's atopt leader board and has the lead going into the weekend in a pga tour even
and a trained lawyer, too. the defense claims the killing was a tragic mistake. pistorius thought steenkamp was an intruder in the home. but in court today, a neighbor described hearing blood-curdling screams from a woman, then a series of gun shots in the early hours of valentine's day last year. >> just before the gunshots, it was blood-curdling. it was something that leaves you cold. >> reporter: prosecutors now hope to portray oscar pistorius as gun-happy and reckless. this is just the first step for oscar pistorius, in what will be a long and drawn-out trial. day one is over. but there are so many more to go. proceedings will last at least three weeks. pistorius faces a possible life sentence. hamish macdonald, abc news, pretoria, south africa. >>> and on "world news" next tonight, "real money." from the car in your driveway, to your own back yard. how families are earning thousands of dollars uncovering untapped resources in their own home. and you can do it, too, when we're back in two minutes. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two thi
of a woman before four gunshots on the morning that steenkamp was killed. pistorius' defense attorney contended the screaming may have been pistorius after he realized he had shot steenkamp. >>> well, a high-profile trial under way here in the u.s. prospective jurors have been introduced to osama bin laden's son-in-law who faces terrorism charges in new york. the judge asked sulaiman abu gaith to turn and face the potential jurors before asking if any of them knew him. none did. lawyers must choose 12 jurors and several alternates before opening statements can begin tomorrow or thursday. >>> the prospects for middle east peace talks appear slim despite a major push by secretary of state john kerry. at the white house yesterday israeli leader benjamin netanyahu appeared pessimistic about meeting an april deadline to move the talks forward. president obama meets later this month with palestinian leader mahmoud abbas. >>> first lady michelle obama makes her first visit to china later this month. the trip will include meetings with china's first lady and high school and university student
fearfully. >> reporter: during cross-examination the pistorius defense team asks if there's any chance it was oscar's screams she heard. mistaking it for a woman's voice. >> i can say yes i heard her screaming. >> reporter: the defense team claims pistorius used a cricket bat to beat down the bathroom door. is it possible too the neighbor heard this and confused it with gunshots. >> if the answer is yes, you say yes, if it's no, you say no. if you don't know, you say i don't know. if you don't remember, you say i don't remember. otherwise, you will be in that witness box for another day and maybe two more or the day thereafter. >> reporter: pistorius says he acted in self-defense thinking an intruder was inside the house. he had no idea he was shooting his girlfriend. >> how do you plead? >> not guilty, my lady. >> reporter: robin, don't forget the prosecution alone has called 107 witnesses so this has a long way to go yet. right now there's another witness in the stand, a neighbor who lived even closer who is telling much the same story of loud screams and bang-bang. >> very chilling.
of the bridge. >> once again, caltrans is on the defensive. >> what we're talking about is at most, eight mm difference between two decks. public does not feel this or see this whatever. >> peter is an expert on earthquake engineering and says the deck misalignment may not be a huge issue but taken with caltrans series of missteps from wroek broken rods to water leaks he's concerned. >> i have seen enough to say we should look at the whole thing again. >> risks are significant. maybe acceptable, maybe not. >> caltrans estimates 30% of the bolts in the suspension portion are leaking. they insist they have yet to find the source. >> supposed to rain this week. that may yield information into how it's getting into the rail. >> as for giants,
confused and scared. defense attorneys presented the near identical bottles of kennedy's prescription thyroid medicine and the generic form of ambien. as kennedy recounted the july 2012 morning when she says she accidentally took the prescription sleep aid instead of a thyroid pill before eating a breakfast of carrots and cappichino and headed to the gym. on the stand she said she didn't realize anything was wrong saying, "if i realized i was impaired i would have pulled over" but kennedy sideswiped a tractor trailer. her defense said she was sleep driving. >> i have no memory until i was stopped at a traffic light. >> reporter: the 54-year-old faces a single misdemeanor count of driving while impaired. the normally private kennedy spent several minutes on the stand talking about her very public family, affectionately referring to her father, the late robert f. kennedy as "daddy" and talking about his assassination saying "my father died when i was 8. he was killed when he was running for president." >> some jurors would probably be enamored with it and would have great compassion for
in well. >> reporter: the defense which claims kennedy unknowingly took the sleeping pill ambien the morning she sideswiped a tractor trailer in 2012 rested thursday after calling its final witness. dr. david benjamin a clinical pharmacologist who helped get ambien approved by the fda said it can cause automatic type behavior or zombieism. they might become impaired and not know it. >> this is a responsible woman. had she had her faculties about her she would have pulled over and called aaa. >> reporter: kennedy the daughter of robert f. kennedy has pleaded not guilty. and testified that the morning of the accident she had taken a generic form of ambien by mistake, mixing it up with her thyroid medication. on the stand she said if i realized i was impaired, i would have pulled over. but in their closing argument, prosecutors said kennedy knew right away that she had taken the wrong pill. she felt it and i submit she was looking for an excuse to control her public image. an apparent reference to her famous family. many of whom have showed up to support kennedy every day including
. here, too. what about the dark castle? you call that defense?! come on! [ female announcer ] watch live tv anywhere. the x1 entertainment operating system, only from xfinity. midst of a six-game road trip and they had to wave goodbye toy neil as he went to canada. he either lost or had his passport stolen. ♪ o canada ♪ glorious and free that's enough of that. steve blake getting used to his new teammates. the lob to lee. steph curry would lead all scores with 34 points. look at this move in the paint. warriors are up three after three. dismal when trailing in the fourth quarter. he scores there. steph with the left to keep the warriors in it. turnovers were costly and they could not stop derosen. warriors are off to indiana on tuesday. stanford visiting arizona. a win gives the wild cats the pac-12 regular season crown. gordon out of archbishop and then two more for gordon. look at this little show and go. he lead the cats with 19 points and 15 boards. the jordan tribute with the tongue there. they wrap up the title. to the ice and is there a goalie controversy with the sharks? in t
of the use c.i. the united states and allies are weighing sanctions on now and whether to benefit up defenses in europe. >> we want to take a look at trading on wall street, with the dow trading down 126 points to 16,195. that is how we start the week. >> we will see how we start weather-wise as far as rain is concerned. >> mike? >> we are seeing a little up north but on the diagnosis -- the diagnosis it is all quiet -- the deck it is all quiet. the radar is not good at napa and headed up 29 and 209 west along 12 to sonoma. we have just scattered sprinkles to scattered light rain and it is tapering from where it was this morning when we came on the air at 4:30. the north bay will be a few areas that sees the rain in the morning. down in san rafael, we are at 101 with nothing. rain today and overnight and it will spread south and become steady in the evening and overnight hours and another storm on thursday, and it will be dry with spring remain warmth this weekend. not like last weekend. temperatures up north upper 50 to low 60's and the rest of us in the low 60's with a nice southern breeze
and the united states and allies are weighing sanctions and whether to benefit up defenses this europe. russia's stock market jumps 10 percent and the valve the currency is at a low against the dollar and the euro and the internet monitoring age says it has blocked a dozen pages linked to the ukraine protest movement that helped the country out of the -- ous testimony washington, dc, has declared a snow emergency. schools and federal offices are closed and cities along the path spent the weekend preparing. >> ice is detrimental to our electric system. we have increased crews stationed throughout the entire service area. >> according to www. www.flightaware2,000 flights have been canceled. >> residents facing clean up after they returned home when ordered were lifted with plenty of mud and debris in the neighbors and there was a major wildfire in january and much of the concern is over. >> do we have any more conditions if wet weather? it is looking like we are not out of the woods. >> i don't think i will need the umbrella right here. at mid-day i will have it next to me. this morning i am dea
that no one knew him previously. his identity is an important issue for the defense. >> what the defense has found in this case is that there is another individual who is currently held in began taguanty by the united states with a name similar in parts if not identical to my client's. >> abu ghaith is the highest ranking al qaeda figure to face trial on u.s. soil since the 9/11 attacks. >>> prosecutors call themselves satisfied with the start of the murder trial of oscar pistorius. pistorius pleaded not guilty to murdering his girlfriend, reeva steenka steenkamp, and to other gun-related charges. on the stand yesterday, a prosecution witness recalled hearing what she called the blood-curdling screams of a woman before four gunshots on the morning steenkamp was killed. pistorius's attorney contends the screaming may have been pistorius screaming for help after he realized he shot scene camp. >>> a minnesota couple died from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning inside their home. the two daughters were found alive in their house. they're being treated at the hospital. the wife mentioned on face
shop and refuse to serve a gay person, one, you're an idiot. two, you're not going to have a defense under this law. serving someone coffee is not a burden on your religion. the cases are bakers, florists, photographers who say, evangelical christians or catholics who say i don't have any problem with gay people, but i don't want to participate in a gay wedding because i have conscientious objections to it. they have been reported for sanctions or fines. that is wrong. that is what is trying to be addressed here. >> one of the reasons it's so important to draw these lines is we have some cases right now in the supreme court which are saying that people who are business owners, not religious institutions and not religiously-affiliated institutions like catholic hospitals, for instance, but business owners saying we don't have to provide contraceptive coverage. we disagree with it. >> let me bring in the congressman. do you think most of the house republican colleagues were relieved by the veto? >> what's interesting about this. as a federal guy, i don't get involved in other states i
and her family as we hear from abc's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: testifying in her own defense in her drug driving trial, normally private, kerry kennedy, opened up about her very public family. in in answering the defense's initial questions, the 54-year-old described her upbringing. affectionately referring to her father, the late robert f. kennedy, as, quote, daddy. also talking about her farther's assassination, saying, quote, i have ten brothers and sisters. my mother raised us because my father died when i was 8. he was killed when he was running for president. kennedy's 85-year-old mother ethel, who rarely makes public appearances, her sister and three daughters were also in court. now the third day of trial is over, now a single misdemeanor count of driving while impaired, kennedy says in july of 2012 she accidentally took a prescription sleep pill with her breakfast instead of thyroid medication then got behind the wheel. kennedy, pleading not guilty. 24 testified she felt disoriented and frightened and i was struggling to figure out what had happened to me. on cross-examinat
in the hands as if to block out what he was hearing when his defense counsel challenged a neighbor's testimony that she heard a woman scream after the final shot. >> there was serious, serious brain damage. and our evidence will be that the person with that brain damage will have no response, no cognitive function, no thought process. she could not have screamed. >> reporter: the witness, who was not on camera, also lost her composure when describing her state of mind when she made her original statement. >> it was quite raw still. >> it was quite? >> raw emotion. >> raw emotion? >> when i'm in the shower, i relive her shouts. >> reporter: michelle burger who described the screams as blood-curdling lives approximately two football fields away from the murder scene. we learned that the defense team had carried out a test to recreate the screams at the same hour of the murder in pistorius' home to see if the sound would carry. a second witness also describes being woken in the early hours of valentine's day 2013 by a commotion. >> it seems like somebody was involved in a fight. >> reporter: if f
her defense. a toxicology expert testified that kennedy may not have realized she was impaired which is what she has insisted all along. >> now a disturbing story about people accused of profiting off the 9/11 attacks. law enforcement officials say some of new york city's finest and bravest have not been honest. devin dwyer has more on a scam to pocket disability fund. >> one by one former police officers and firefighters arrive in cuffs. more than two dozen new arrests, part of a widening dragnet over a scam linked to 9/11. prosecutors say the defendants stole from the social security administration. some faking 9/11-related post traumatic stress to claim disability payments. >> these are dollars that are reserved for people who truly need it the most. >> in reality, some of the 130 accused have been living high on life. in court filings last month, prosecutors cited photos, videos and social media posting that show the defendants do not appear to be disabled. despite claiming they couldn't use a computer, could not drive, or could not shop. former police officer, glenn leiberman ar
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